Qavalo earns DOST project grant and wins two international awards for innovation

THE Cebu-based healthcare outsourcing company, Qavalo, has earned funding for their Quicker Analytics for Responsive Home Health Care (QARE-HHC) project from the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) through the Collaborative Research and Development to Leverage Philippine Economy Program (Cradle). It was announced last April 26, 2022, during the inception meeting and project launch attended […]

The Metaverse can be used to create smart home in the future?

HONG KONG, Jan 25, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Huisen Household Intl. (02127.HK) announced that it has entered into a strategic cooperation agreement with Netjoy Holdings Limited (02131.HK). According to the agreement, Huisen Household will appoint Netjoy as a short video online marketing solution provider for the promotion of the Group’s smart home […]

Tell it to SunStar: Protect biodiversity and protect the common homeland of mankind

The Earth is mankind’s homeland. Biodiversity is the bloodline and foundation of the Earth’s life, which makes the Earth full of vitality and is also the basis for human survival and development. Protecting biodiversity helps maintain the Earth’s homeland and promote the sustainable development of mankind. At present, the global species extinction rate is accelerating. […]

1st batch of Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-asa beneficiaries arrives in Cebu

THE first batch of returnees under the Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-asa BP2 Program for Visayas-Cebu Province has arrived in Cebu. Six families from Manila arrived at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport last Nov. 12, 2021 under the first tranche of the BP2 Program, the National Housing Authority Central Visayas (NHA 7) announced on Friday, Nov. 19, […]

Human rights home

THE URN containing the remains of Commission on Human Rights (CHR) Chairman Jose Luis Martin ‘Chito’ Gascon is brought on Oct. 11 to the CHR office, where daily masses will be held for the wake until Oct. 16. Mr. Gascon passed away on Saturday due to COVID-19 complications.

AUB expects improved appetite for home loans

MORE BORROWERS are likely to take out residential home loans once the economy improves, Asia United Bank Corp. (AUB) officials said. “We are optimistic that the real estate industry will be among the sectors that will bounce back fastest once the economy recovers, which bodes well for consumer appetite for home loans,” AUB Assistant Vice-President […]

Aqara Partners with Leading Operator Maxis to Accelerate Smart Home Adoption in Malaysia

New York, NY, Sept 28, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Aqara, one of the larger provider of smart home products and solutions, announced its partnership with Maxis, the leading Malaysian telecom service provider. The two companies join force to introduce the latest smart home technologies and solutions to millions of Maxis customers. A […]

Huisen and Xiaomi Formed A Strategic Cooperation to Develop Smart Home Business

HONG KONG, Sep 16, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – According to industry sources, Huisen Household International (02127.HK) has formed a strategic partnership with Xiaomi Group (01810.HK) to jointly develop smart home business in various application scenarios, including office, hotel, apartment, elderly care institutions, educational institutions, and households, etc. According to the sources, Huisen […]

Mandaue mayor issues order: Stay home, open PUV windows

MANDAUE City Mayor Jonas Cortes has issued an executive order declaring a heightened modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) until Aug. 31, 2021 and mandating all residents to stay at home effective immediately. The same directive also adopted the Cebu Province’s policy that requires all public utility vehicles (PUVs) to open the windows when transporting passengers. […]

Dining In/Out (08/05/21)

1 of 8 Korean Signature Cold Cuts Platter Salad bowls Spiral at Home cakes “Shirashi in Tempura Taco Nori” by Ana Liezl Quibrantar is the winning entry for the Food and Friendship: The Japan-Philippines 65th Anniversary Online Cooking Contest. Experience Spiral at home SPIRAL buffet restaurant presents Spiral at Home, a specially chosen menu of […]